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Cleopatra's Nose: 39 Varieties of Desire
Judith Thurman.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374126513.  Daedalus Item Code: 33134
 
Gathering essays and profiles that span 20 years of her cultural criticism for The New Yorker, Judith Thurman displays her fascination with human vanity, femininity, and "women's work," be it ... (Read More)
 
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Climbing the Stairs: Further Tales of a 1920s Kitchen Maid
Margaret Powell.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447201960.  Daedalus Item Code: 41247
 
Whether in the grand houses of Brighton or imposing London mansions, life as a kitchen maid could be exhausting and demoralizing, avers Margaret Powell; it's not just being at the beck and call of ... (Read More)
 
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Cloud Atlas: Movie Tie-In Edition
David Mitchell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812984415.  Daedalus Item Code: 42727
 
(Winner of the British Book Award for Literary Fiction; shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize) The inspiration for the motion picture starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, David Mitchell's ... (Read More)
 
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 3: Planet of the Pies
Judi Barrett. Isidre Mones, illus.
Publisher: Atheneum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781442490277.  Daedalus Item Code: 40450
 
This third adventure of raining food, from the creator of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, is definitely for dessert lovers 4 to 9. Kate and Henry's grandpa falls asleep in front of a ... (Read More)
 
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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099268703.  Daedalus Item Code: 42868
 
The cod—wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been triggered by it, national diets have been based on it, and livelihoods and economies have depended on it. The winner of the Los Angeles ... (Read More)
 
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Coffee Sticker Notecard: with Envelope

Publisher: Laughing Elephant.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781595830197.  Daedalus Item Code: 26552
 
Exotic as a Turkish beauty or familiar as a kitchen apron, the wonders of coffee are celebrated in these classic commercial images. This blank notecard is one of a series of nostalgic cards decorated ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Novellas
Arno Schmidt. John E. Woods, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564786616.  Daedalus Item Code: 33954
 
In settings ranging from ancient Greece to 21st-century America, these 10 short novellas by Arno Schmidt react to the stifling conservatism and cold prudery of postwar Germany. Bursting with ... (Read More)
 
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The Collected Stories of Caroline Gordon
Caroline Gordon. Robert Penn Warren, intro.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531638.  Daedalus Item Code: 34139
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Originally published in 1981, this is the complete collection of short fiction from O. Henry Award winner Caroline Gordon (1895–1981)—23 ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Stories
Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060932688.  Daedalus Item Code: 49332
 
Presented in this 1984 collection are 26 of Gabriel García Márquez's most brilliant and enchanting short stories, spanning more than two decades. The late Nobel Prize winner combines mysticism, ... (Read More)
 
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Collecting Modern: Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1876
Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122190.  Daedalus Item Code: 32717
 
Since its inception in 1876 the Philadelphia Museum of Art has consistently acquired important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Curator Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger reveals how ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
 
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
 
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Comfort Food
Kate Jacobs.
Publisher: Putnam/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399154652.  Daedalus Item Code: 01017
 
Shortly before turning 50, TV cooking show personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson discovers that the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming her with a young and beautiful new co-host, in this "warm ... (Read More)
 
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